J.B. Priestley, an informal study of his work.
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J.B. Priestley, an informal study of his work. by Hughes, David

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Published by Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English


  • Priestley, J. B. -- 1894-1984

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LC ClassificationsPR6031 R6 Z69
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Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL20825378M

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, David, J.B. Priestley, an informal study of his work. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. J. B. Priestley, an informal study of his work Item Preview remove-circle J. B. Priestley, an informal study of his work by Hughes, David, Publication date Pages:   J. B. Priestley, (born Sept. 13, , Bradford, Yorkshire, Eng.—died Aug. 14, , Alveston, near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire), British novelist, playwright, and essayist, noted for his varied output and his ability for shrewd characterization.. Priestley served in the infantry in World War I (–19) and then studied English literature at Trinity College, . A suggested list of literary criticism on J. B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls. The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on An Inspector Calls. Priestley: An Informal Study of his Work. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, Lloyd Evans, Gareth. J. B.

Download J B Priestley eBook in PDF, EPUB, Mobi. J B Priestley also available for Read Online in Mobile and Kindle An Informal Study of His Work Author: David Hughes Publisher: London: R. Hart-Davis ISBN: N.A Category: Page: View: Author: J.B. Priestley Publisher: Oberon Books ISBN: Category: Drama Page: View. Priestley's politics can be seen throughout his work, particularly through the mouthpiece of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls. His most significant work from the postwar period are his novels Bright Day (), Festival at Farbridge (), and The Image Men (). Probably the most popular of Priestley's novels, The Good Companions was an instant best-seller when it was first published in July , and, while JBP came to feel its success subsequently overshadowed many more important works, the book has remained popular/5(63). Angel Pavement is a novel by J. B. Priestley, published in after the enormous success of The Good Companions ().. It is a social panorama of the city of London, seen largely through the eyes of the employees of the firm Twigg & Dersingham, at No. 8, Angel Pavement.

Title: J.B. PRIESTLY, An Informal Study of His Work Author Name: Hughes, David Categories: Literary Criticism, Non-fiction, Edition: First Edition Publisher: London. J.B. Priestley was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, in the north of England. His father, Jonathan Priestley, was a prosperous schoolmaster; his mother died when he was an infant. Priestley attended Bradford Grammar School, but left his studies at the age of sixteen and worked as a junior clerk in a firm (). Looking for books by J. B. Priestley? See all books authored by J. B. Priestley, including An Inspector Calls, and The Good Companions, and more on The University of Bradford awarded Priestley the title of honorary Doctor of Letters in , and he was awarded the Freedom of the City of Bradford in His connections with the city were also marked by the naming of the J. B. Priestley Library at the University of Bradford, which he officially opened in , and by the larger-than-life statue of him, commissioned by the .